After a cyber attack: passport data from 12,000 Germans online

Hackers have posted passport data of hundreds of thousands of people online. Among them are 12,000 Germans. The data comes from the immigration authorities of Argentina. Identity theft threatens. Von Maximilian Zierer and Ivo Marusczyk, BR The attack occurred on August 27, 2020: around 7 a.m., numerous border guards reported to the IT support of […]

German debate after Moria fire: “These are Europe’s refugees”

Development Minister Müller is pushing for refugees from Moria to be accepted. In the ARD he called the number of 2000 migrants. A “coalition of the willing” must go ahead within the EU. Different tones come from NRW. The fires in the Greek refugee camp Moria have once again brought the precarious conditions in the […]

Corona crisis in New York: Escape from the Big Apple

Manhattan is the heart of New York. But now there are many empty apartments in the district – and not only there. Thousands of residents have fled: from Corona, fear and unemployment. By Antje Passenheim, ARD-Studio New York They shape the streetscape of New York: moving trucks. Boxes and furniture are piling up on the […]

Data for August: the number of unemployed is only rising slightly

The German labor market has stabilized further after the slump caused by the Corona crisis. The number of unemployed rose again slightly – but not because of Corona. The number of unemployed in Germany rose again in August. According to the Federal Employment Agency (BA), 2.95 million people were unemployed, 45,000 more than in July […]

Oury Jalloh case: experts accuse authorities of serious errors

In 2005 the asylum seeker Oury Jalloh burned in a police cell in Dessau. Legal experts now conclude that his arrest was unlawful. They also accuse the state government of the investigation. More than 15 years after the unexplained death by fire of the asylum seeker Oury Jalloh in a Dessau police cell, two legal […]

Wisconsin riot: murder charges after fatal shots

A 17-year-old is said to have shot two people during the protests against police violence in Kenosha. The prosecution charges him with murder. His lawyer speaks of self-defense. The 17-year-old suspect has been charged after killing two people and injuring another in anti-police violence protests in the US city of Kenosha, Wisconsin. Kyle R. is […]

Corona boom in the logistics industry: “April was like Christmas for us”

It’s already Christmas for Deutsche Post and other logistics companies. Because more and more customers are ordering online, they are transporting as many parcels as usual in Advent. The dusty logistics industry is becoming the Corona winner. From Notker Blechner, boerse.ARD.de The yellow DHL and the dark brown UPS vehicles are ubiquitous in German cities. […]

Judgment against Christchurch assassin: behind bars forever

There has never been such a harsh judgment in New Zealand: for life without parole. The racist bomber attacked two mosques in Christchurch in March 2019, killing 51 people. By Lena Bodewein, ARD Studio Singapore With a lot of calm and dignity to honor the deceased and to show his respect to the bereaved and […]

Record loss for savers: What Corona does with our assets

It comes as no surprise that the pandemic has caused major financial damage to investors. ING experts have calculated how great the damage is. But there are also signs of hope. How won, so melted away – that’s the subtitle of the ING study “Our Money & Covid 19”, which deals with the effects of […]